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  • The Bride being attyred in a gowne of sheepes russet and a kertle of fine woosted, her head attyred with a billiment of gold and her haire as yeallow as gold hanging downe behinde her, which was curiously combed and pleated, according to the manner in those dayes; shee was led to Church betweene two sweete boyes, with Bridelaces and Rosemary tied about their silken sleeves.

    Medieval People


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  • A French hood is a wide hair-band covering the ears. Ladies edged their hoods with decorative jewels or “billiments” and wore jewels in their hair.

    December 15, 2016